TCAS Annual Conference and AGM 2018

TCAS Annual Conference and AGM 2018


Date: Thursday, May 24, 2018
Time: 1:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: University Club, 380 University Avenue, Toronto
Cost:
  • Educational Program: Free for members, $75 for non-members
  • Dinner: $125 (members and non-members)

 

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Conference Agenda

Program Chairs: Rahat Godil (Blake Cassels & Graydon) and Daniel Dawalibi (Arbitration Place)

1:30 REGISTRATION
1:45 to 2:00 INTRODUCTION AND WELCOME

Ted Frankel – TCAS Executive Chair (Cassels Brock & Blackwell)

2:00 to 3:00 Discussion of Recent Trends, Developments and
New Challenges in ARBITRATION
Moderated by Janet Walker (Arbitration Place)

  • Robert Wisner (McMillan): Ontario’s New International Arbitration Regime
  • Michael Schafler (Dentons): Is Canada Ready for Class Arbitrations?
  • Stephanie Cohen (Independent Arbitrator): Protecting Confidential Information in Arbitration in a World of Increasing Security Risk
3:15 to 4:15 IN-HOUSE COUNSEL PERSPECTIVES ON ARBITRATION

Moderated by Rahat Godil (Blake, Cassels & Graydon)

  • Mel Hogg (Ontario Power Generation)
  • Karen O’Keeffe (TransCanada Pipelines Ltd.)
  • Elsie Plytas (TD Bank)
4:15 to 5:15 THIRD PARTY FUNDING IN CANADA: THE FUNDERS’
PRACTICAL INSIGHTS
Moderated by Myriam Seers (Torys)

  • Tania Sulan (Bentham IMF)
  • Ezra Siller (Nomos Capital)
  • Katie Armstrong (TheJudge)
5:15 to 6:00 TCAS Annual General Meeting (Members Only)

  • Sub-committee Reports
  • Report on TCAS Gold Standard Course
  • Executive Committee Elections
6:00 to 9:00 cocktails and Dinner

Keynote Speaker: Professor Anne-Marie Whitesell

Professor Whitesell is the Program and Faculty Director of the Program on International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution at Georgetown Law. She was Secretary General of the ICC International Court of Arbitration from 2001 to 2007, and previously practised with the law firm Dechert LLP in Washington and Paris.


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Registration form: Invoice and Registration 2018 Annual TCAS Conference.pdf

Deadline for registration is May 24, 2018. To register for the conference and/or dinner, please send a completed invoice with your cheque to Marvin Huberman, 20 Dundas St. W., Suite 1039, Toronto M5G 2C2 and an email to Tracy Thompson-Demeter at tracy@arbitrateintoronto.com so that your registration is noted.

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